H.R. 4472 (109th): Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006


Dec 8, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 27, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 27, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-248


James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2006
Length: 64 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act to protect children from sexual exploitation and violent crime, to prevent child abuse and child pornography, to promote Internet safety, and to honor the memory of Adam Walsh and other child crime victims.

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H.R. 4905 (Related)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 8, 2006

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4472” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Dec 8, 2005
Passed House
Mar 8, 2006
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Jul 20, 2006
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
House Agreed to Changes
Jul 25, 2006
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 27, 2006


37 cosponsors (32R, 5D) (show)
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